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Jacob Ham, PhD

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Ham is a clinical psychologist, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Child Trauma and Resilience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He receives federal and local funding to advance trauma-informed practices throughout NYC. He trains and consults on trauma-informed engagement and maintains an active clinical practice for children, families and adults with a particular focus on using moment-to-moment relationship-based interventions to overcome trauma and improve mental health. He received his PhD at UMass Boston and finished clinical training at Harvard Medical School's Massachusetts General Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston.

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